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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abelmoschus moschatusMusk Mallow,Musk Okra23
Aconitum columbianumColumbian monkshood01
Actaea spicataHerb Christopher, Baneberry01
Allium macrostemonNo-Binu32
Anagallis arvensisScarlet Pimpernel22
Angelica laxiflora 01
Angelica pubescensDu Huo23
Apium graveolensWild Celery. Ajmod, Ajwain-ka-patta (Indian)33
Apium graveolens dulceCelery42
Apium graveolens rapaceumCeleriac42
Apium graveolens secalinumLeaf Celery42
Arnica angustifolia alpinaMountain Tobacco03
Arnica cordifoliaHeartleaf Arnica02
Arnica diversifoliaRayless arnica01
Arnica fulgensHillside Arnica, Foothill arnica02
Arnica montanaArnica, Mountain arnica03
Artemisia vulgarisMugwort, Common wormwood, Felon Herb, Chrysanthemum Weed, Wild Wormwood23
Asparagus cochinchinensisChinese Asparagus33
Asparagus filicinusFern Asparagus21
Aster cordifoliusCommon Blue Wood Aster21
Avena sativaOats, Common oat33
Cedrus atlanticaAtlas Deodar, Atlantic cedar02
Centella asiaticaGotu Kola, Spadeleaf25
Centranthus ruberRed Valerian, Fox's Brush, Jupiter's Beard21
Chamaemelum nobileChamomile, Roman chamomile25
Corydalis solidaFumewort, Spring fumewort13
Cucurbita maximaWinter Squash53
Cypripedium acauleNerve Root, Moccasin flower, Ladyslipper Orchid, Pink Lady's Slipper03
Cypripedium calceolus parviflorumNerve Root03
Cypripedium calceolus pubescensNerve Root03
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